Matriarchy
A matriarchy is a social organizational form in which the mother or oldest female heads the family. Descent and relationship are determined through the female line. It is also government or rule by a ...
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A Chinese Tribe That Empowers Women
Looking at an area of China where women rule.In some parts of China girls are killed at birth but in the land the Chinese call the 'kingdom of daughters' womanhood is celebrated. High in the breathta...
Scholars Decipher Names Of Amazon warrior Women From Ancient Pottery
A new study published in the journal Hesperia claims to have deciphered the names of ancient warrior women from Greek pottery dating back 2,500 years. According to the National Geographic, linguists u...
Hanging With The Girl-Kings Of One Of The World's Only Matriarchies
Mawlynnong isn't like the rest of India, or the rest of the world for that matter. Tucked into the jungle of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, on the border of Bangladesh, the village is home t...
Venus figurines - Venus of Dolní Věstonice Movie & Slideshow (Kieran Griffith)
The Venus of Dolní Vestonice (Czech: Vestonická Venuše) is a Venus figurine, a ceramic statuette of a nude female figure dated to between 29000 and 25000 B...
Venus figurines - In Focus: Venus Figurines
Welcome to In Focus. In this series we take a closer look at particular sites, finds and objects from the world of Archaeology.
Elam
Elam was an ancient civilization located in what is now southwest Iran. Elam was centered in the far west and the southwest of modern-day Iran, stretching fr...
Venus figurines
Piedras vivas y silvestres - Un himno a la vida Obras de Silvio Lorenzini. Fertilidades. Entre éstas se destacan las réplicas de las Venus, prehistóricas est...
Thealogy
Thealogy (a neologism derived from Ancient Greek θεά meaning "Goddess" and λόγος, -logy, meaning "study of") is generally understood as a discourse that reflects upon the meaning of Goddess (thea) in ...
Kalarivathukkal Bhagavathy Temple
Kalarivathukkal Bhagavathy Temple, Bhadrakali Shrine located near Valapattanam river, is the family shrine of Chirakkal Royal Family. The deity of the shrine is the fierce form of Bhadrakali. Kalariva...
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Matriarchal religion
A matriarchal religion is a religion that focuses on a goddess or goddesses. The term is most often used to refer to theories of prehistoric matriarchal religions that were proposed by scholars such a...
Matriarchal religion - Wikipedia
Scholars Decipher Names Of Amazon warrior Women From Ancient Pottery
A new study published in the journal Hesperia claims to have deciphered the names of ancient warrior women from Greek pottery dating back 2,500 years. According to the National Geographic, linguists u...
Serpent (symbolism)
The serpent, or snake, is one of the oldest and most widespread mythological symbols. The word is derived from Latin serpens, a crawling animal or snake. Snakes have been associated with some of the o...
Serpent (symbolism) - Wikipedia
Matrifocal family
A matrifocal family structure is one where mothers head families and fathers play a less important role in the home and in bringing up children.
"A family or domestic group is matrifocal when it i...
Genetic genealogy (matrilineal)
Genetic genealogy is the use of DNA testing in combination with traditional genealogy and traditional genealogical and historical records to infer relationships between individuals. Genetic genealogy...
Genetic genealogy (matrilineal) - Wikipedia
Arthur Evans
Sir Arthur John Evans FRS FREng (/ˈɛvənz/; 8 July 1851 – 11 July 1941) was an English archaeologist most famous for unearthing the palace of Knossos on the Greek island of Crete and for developing the...
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Riane Eisler
Riane Tennenhaus Eisler is an Austrian-born American scholar, writer, feminist, and social activist. Born in Vienna 22 July 1931, her family fled from the Nazis to Cuba when she was a child; she later...
Çatalhöyük
Çatalhöyük ([tʃaˈtaɫhøjyc]; also Çatal Höyük and Çatal Hüyük; çatal is Turkish for "fork", höyük for "mound") was a very large Neolithic and Chalcolithic proto-city settlement in southern Anatolia, wh...
Çatalhöyük - Wikipedia
List of monarchs in Britain by length of reign
The following is a list, ordered by length of reign, of the monarchs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (... Northern Ireland after 1927), the Kingdom of Great Britain, the Kingdom of ...
List of monarchs in Britain by length of reign - Wikipedia
Das Mutterrecht
Johann Jakob Bachofen (1815–1887) was a Swiss antiquarian, jurist and anthropologist, professor for Roman law at the University of Basel from 1841 to 1845.Bachofen is most often connected with h...
Das Mutterrecht - Wikipedia
Clan Mother
Clanmothers are the traditional roles of Elder Matriarch Women of within certain Native American Clans, who were typically in charge of appointing tribal chiefs and Faithkeepers.
The Hopi (in what...
Robert Graves
Robert von Ranke Graves (also known as Robert Ranke Graves and most commonly Robert Graves) (24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist, critic, and classicist. During his lon...
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The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory
The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory: Why An Invented Past Will Not Give Women a Future is a book by Cynthia Eller that seeks to deconstruct the theory of a prehistoric matriarchy. This hypothesis, she ...
The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory - Wikipedia
Mother goddess
A mother goddess is a goddess who represents, or is a personification of nature, motherhood, fertility, creation, destruction or who embodies the bounty of the Earth. When equated with the Earth or th...
Mother goddess - Wikipedia
Marumakkathayam
Marumakkathayam was a system of matrilineal inheritance prevalent in the present Kerala State in India. Under the Marumakkathayam system of inheritance, descent and succession to the property was trac...
Landscape mythology
Landscape mythology and anthropology of landscape (Landschaftsmythologie, Landschaftsethnologie) are terms for a field of study advocated since about 1990 by Kurt Derungs (born 1962 in St. Gallen, Swi...
The Hebrew Goddess
The Hebrew Goddess is a 1967 book by Jewish historian and anthropologist Raphael Patai. In this book he argues that historically, the Jewish religion had elements of polytheism, especially the worship...
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Middle English: Sir Gawayn and þe Grene Knyȝt) is a late 14th-century Middle English chivalric romance. It is one of the best known Arthurian stories, and is of a type...
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - Wikipedia